Weekly Recap: Alleged Little League Embezzlement
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A father and son who have served as president and treasurer of the West Medford Little League organization for years have been charged with larceny for allegedly stealing more than $50,000 from the league, according to a press release from Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone's office.
Stanley Komins, 78, of Stoneham is charged with larceny by embezzlement over $250 and his son Stephen Komins, 45, also of Stoneham is charged with larceny by embezzlement over $250, uttering a false check, and forgery by check.
Medford firefighters put out a two-alarm fire early Thursday morning at a block of stores on Main Street, according to public safety transmissions.
Firefighters first responded around 6 a.m. to 363 Main St., where the officer in charge reported a fire in the basement of the store block with possible extension to the first floor.
Firefighters responded to 369 Boston Ave. working a fire on the second floor of a residence, according to police scanner reports. The residence is directly across from Nick’s House of Pizza, near Tufts University.
The call of a structure showing smoke came in at about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. In addition to the Medford crews, Somerville and Malden firefighters also responded to the scene. Multiple ladder units were called, according to the reports.